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High court rejects gas company's pipeline stay request

Oct. 15, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has rejected a Supreme Court stay request from the St. Louis-based natural gas company Spire Inc. to allow it to keep operating a pipeline through Illinois and Missouri. Roberts did not comment Friday in refusing to...

St. Louis man sentenced to life for killing mother of 5

Oct. 15, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to prison for fatally shooting a mother of five during an argument three years ago. Lamont Parker, 41, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with no possibility of parole for killing 30-year-old Veronica Taylor on...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 03:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL Championship...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox and Astros open ALCS, Cards' Shildt out

Oct. 15, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN For the second time in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are set to play for the American League pennant. The best-of-seven AL...

St. Louis Carinals fire manager Mike Shildt

Oct. 14, 2021 15:03 PM EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Carinals fire manager Mike Shildt.

University of Missouri to stop requiring masks

Oct. 14, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

The University of Missouri System will stop requiring masks starting Saturday at all four campuses, but local mandates in Kansas City and St. Louis will mean the face coverings must remain on at those locations. Statewide, COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths have...

Former northeast Missouri town clerk sentenced for fraud

Oct. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The former town clerk of a small rural community in northeast Missouri was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay back $315,000 to the town. Tracey Ray, 48, pleaded guilty in June to wire fraud and federal program theft....

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 13, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 8 The Los Angeles Times on the danger of turning the debt limit into political theater: Congratulations to Congress for avoiding economic catastrophe for...

Police in St. Louis looking for driver in deadly hit-and-run

Oct. 13, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police in St. Louis were looking for a driver who hit and killed a woman Wednesday morning on a north city street, then sped away from the scene. The crash happened just before 6 a.m. at an intersection in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood, police said....

New dashboards give detailed look at Missouri health data

Oct. 12, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New health data dashboards unveiled this week offer detailed information about health inequities in Missouri, including information from specific ZIP codes across the state. The Missouri Hospital Association released the Health Equity Dashboards...